Pre BlogHer12 : Mom Central First Drink On Us #BloggerParty

Before the BlogHer 12 conference, Mom Central hosted their fifth annual "First Drink on Us" cocktail party! Those attending was able to to catch up with old friends or meet a few new ones while learning about the sponsors that helped make the party happen. I was able to speak with few of the party sponsors and here's what I learned about their services and products

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At the scotch table I learned about the latest colorful tapes and how to use them for creative decorations. You can use the tapes to decorate folders, binders, phones and anything else. Change your mind? The tapes are easy to remove and apply. I also learned about the Scotch Expressions Pinterest Contest, where someone can win a cruise!

Details to enter

Enter through September 14:
  • Follow and pin one photo of an original project you created using Scotch Expressions Tapes and Printed Scotch Shipping Tapes
  • Be sure to use the hashtag #ScotchExpressions in the caption and to email us a link to your pin at
  • Visit the "Scotch Expressions Pinterest Contest" board for how to enter and a link to the official rules
For more information:
  • Visit for information on Scotch Expressions Tapes and Printed Scotch Shipping Tapes
  • Visit to view the cruises you could win

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At another table I learn about 3M products like their fingerprint fading and anti-glare screen protectors, as well as their support for technology in the classroom with 3M Screens for Schools. One school can receive up to $25,000 in new tablets for its classrooms

Details to enter
  • Go to to:
  • Show your support: Help reach the goal of donating up to $25,000. They're donating $1 for each person who shows support and another $1 for every person who shares the message on Facebook
  • Enter your local school: Submit an essay of up to 500 words explaining why the school is in need of new tablets and how they would be used. accepting entries through September 12
  • Visit for information on 3M Natural View Fingerprint Fading and Anti-Glare Screen Protectors
Other sponsors at the party included

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Zulily, who highlighted their home goods section where families can find designer items at a discount

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3M Mobile Projectors showcased how families can use their newest projectors to enjoy movies, photos and other digital media by plugging into an iPad.

Please Note: I was invited as a member of Mom Central and received a gift bag after the event. No other compensation was received. Views expressed are always 100% my own.

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